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Akon SUED

You Owe Us $127,000

For Your Crappy Website

2/16/2013 12:25 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Akon
's attempt to create a social media website is blowing up in his face -- first, the site floundered ... and now a company that worked on it is suing him for more than $127,000 ... TMZ has learned.

Atlanta Business Video recently filed the lawsuit in Georgia -- claiming it was hired in 2011 to cut video for "Fantrace" but never got paid a stinking dime.

FYI -- "Fantrace" was created by Akon and 2 business partners who wanted it to be a Facebook-type forum where fans interact with celebs. Great idea, but according to ABV it was poorly executed.

ABV says it put in 1,023 hours of work -- worth $127,875 -- and wants to get paid ASAP.

We called Akon for comment, and he said -- "Konvict ... Muzik."

Actually, he hasn't gotten back to us yet. But that would've been awesome.

18 COMMENTS

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1.

KittyKittyKitty    

Yikes!

512 days ago
2.

Kobe_No_Means_No    

He reminds me of a midget Manute Bol.

512 days ago
3.

Jordan    

A Rapper not Paying for work done? I am SHOCKED!!!!!!!!!!!

512 days ago
4.

Mrugowsky    

AKORN

512 days ago
5.

ALR4EVER    

Wow he is beyond dark... more like burned to a crisp

512 days ago
6.

Truth    

DAAAMMMN, OVER THOUSAND BUX AN HOUR TO CREATE A WEBSITE?? TELLS ME THIS ABV IS HIGHLY OVERRATED AND A F*CKIN JOKE. BET THAT'S Y THE 'KONVICT' HASNT PAID. #TRUTH!!

512 days ago
7.

jasmine    

That's not Akon but rather his brother Blu.

512 days ago
8.

Cynic    

1000 $ an hour to make a website, pfft no wonder he didnt pay. they sound like absolute criminals

512 days ago
9.

AsYouWere!    

That's exactly what the world needs another social media site! I'm glad this plan was never executed 😖

512 days ago
10.

myopinion    

Love this song!

512 days ago
11.

DaveT    

If you want to create a successful social website I'm pretty sure you have to do like the Facebook guy and steal people's personal information and sell it, then use the website to further invade and mine people's hard drives without permission and look through their personal files and again sell their personal info.
Something like that.

512 days ago
12.

Valentina1    

He will spend more in legal fees that what the man is asking for. Pay the money and keep moving. What's the problem? Is someone having financial problems and unable to pay? For a supposed "baller" like Akon, this should be chump change.

512 days ago
13.

NOT ELMO    

Lock Him Up and Deport Him back to Africa, Where He was Born....

512 days ago
14.

John    

It is always the sexiest and swarthiest ones that do the stupidest sh!t. Face it... only good for one thing. One thing, Lord. Just that one thing.

511 days ago
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